In babban taron na UFC 229, Nurmagomedov da McGregor suna da wasan da ake sa ran su, dukansu sun yi magana mai tsanani inda suka yi magana game da iyalansu da addininsu, a tsakanin sauran abubuwa. Amma da lokacin fafatawa ya zo, sai su biyun suka sasanta tsakanin su a wasan Octagon, inda Khabib ya yi nasara da kammala wasan zagaye na hudu.

Shekaru biyu ke nan da yakin, Nurmagomedov ya yarda cewa yana da matukar damuwa kuma ya yi ƙoƙari ya cutar da McGregor lokacin da suka hadu. Ya bayyana cewa dabarunsa ba su da wayo kuma sun yi tasiri a kan aikinsa.

"Eh, na yi ƙoƙarin cutar da wannan mutumin kuma kuskurena ne. Idan ka yi fushi, ka gaji. Lokacin da ake ƙoƙarin azabtar da shi, ya kasance mai tausayi sosai, "in ji Nurmagomedov ga Din Thomas a cikin kashi na ƙarshe na Lookin 'For A Fight of Dana White. “Kuma ina ganin ba haka ba, yanzu zan huta. Amma ba wannan lokacin ba. ”

Tun lokacin da aka sanar da yaƙin, McGregor ya nuna cewa bai kasance cikin tunani ba a shirye don yaƙin kuma ya san cewa a cikin wasan zai iya doke Nurmagomedov. Duk da haka, yana da ban sha'awa a ji zakaran na cewa bai bayar da mafi kyawun sa ba ganin yadda ya yi rinjaye a wannan yakin.

Conor McGregor zai koma Octagon gobe a babban taron UFC 257 da Dustin Poirier. Zai zama yakinsa na farko bayan ya buga Donald Cerrone a UFC 246. Idan Irishman ya sake doke Poirier, watakila zai iya samun sake buga wasansa da Nurmagomedov, wani abu da ya dade ya nema.

A nasa bangaren, Khabib Nurmagomedov, ya yi ritaya daga wasan bayan ya mikawa Justin Gaethje a UFC 254. Dana White ya yi iya bakin kokarinsa wajen dawo da zakaran gasar ajin mara nauyi a karo na daya kuma yana fatan karawa da McGregor zabi ne.